Linda has been in the real estate business for 15 years and has a well rounded track record in advising buyers and sellers as a Commercial Broker and consultant. She has extensive experience in developing successful working relationships with clients, buying and selling, as well as in bringing together an entire team of professionals to help her clients with their commercial real estate investments. Linda was born in Nebraska and raised in Phoenix, living in the Valley of the Sun most of her life. Early in her career Linda bred, raised and sold Arabian horses. Her ability to work well with both seasoned and first time investors was instilled in her at an early age when she sold horses to a wide range of clients - from the Prince of Saudi Arabia to small rural families. She learned the art of negotiating from Dr. Armond Hamour and polished her skills in dealing with Arabian horse investments. This provided a perfect segue into real estate, where she drives a hard bargain for her clients on a daily basis. Linda has been a part of the elite CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) group since 2005. Linda has given seminars throughout Arizona, California and Canada, sharing her extensive knowledge. She provides free tools and information to investors and has hosted many on visits to explore and invest in the Phoenix market. In today's market it is important for a buyer’s agent to possess knowledge and experience in bank foreclosures and short sales. Linda’s extensive experience negotiating with banks and buyers through this process offers her clients peace of mind that their transactions will proceed to close of escrow as quickly and smoothly as possible. Linda has also increasingly been assisting clients with the valuation, acquisition and stabilization of REO and distressed commercial real estate projects. She partners with a strategic advisory team that consists of CCIM members and other brokers and developers around the country to source and finance various commercial real estate opportunities with a focus in the multi-family arena. She has sold over 2,000 four-plexes and a plethora of apartment buildings, office buildings, and retail centers among others. Linda has been with Re/Max Commercial Investment for the past 5 years where she was ranked #2 and #4 with Commercial Closed Sales in the world, two consecutive years. She was recruited by Keller Williams Commercial in 2009 to head up the Northeast Valley office’s commercial division. In 2010 she was tapped by the PTE Real Estate Group to join US Investment Realty and spearhead a newly formed commercial division for the company, just as she did again in 2011 for The Robinson Group.